Designing Adaptive Systems
For Economic Decision-Making

An Interdisciplinary PhD Program At:

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FUNDED BY THE GERMAN
RESEARCH FOUNDATION (DFG)


KD²School
In a Nutshell

As a publicly-funded and non-profit organisation the KD²School trains the next generation of scholars to develop adaptive systems that support economic decision-making.

OUR FOCUS

Research the interaction of decision-making processes and system design

OUR VIEW

Decision-making is embedded in a dynamic context of personal, task-related & environmental factors

OUR APPROACH

Realize impactful research through interdisciplinary cooperation

LATEST NEWS
May 18, 2022

First KD2School Guest Lecture

On 16th of May the first guest lecture of our graduate school program about “Research on Effects of Social Media on Mental Health and Wellbeing – Mechanisms, Consequences and Implications for Adaptive Technologies” took place at the KD2Lab in Karlsruhe. The lecturer Prof. Dr. Adrian Meier is Assistant Professor for Communication Science at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg. His research investigates the consequences of digital communication for well-being, mental health, and self-regulation, particularly at the interface between work and leisure (e.g., digital stress, procrastination with media)...

LATEST RESERACH
January 23, 2022

Designing Attentive Information Dashboards

Information dashboards are a critical capability in contemporary business intelligence & analytics systems. Despite coming with strong potential to support better decision making, the huge amount of information provided challenges their users when they perform data exploration tasks. Accordingly, dashboard users face difficulties in managing their limited attentional resources when processing the presented information on dashboards. Also, recent studies show that the amount of concentrated time humans can spend on a task is reduced massively and there is a need for designing user interfaces that support their users' attention management. Therefore, in this design science research project, we propose attentive information dashboards ...

WHO WE ARE - INTRODUCING THE KD²SCHOOL TEAM

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Principal Investigators

PHD STUDENTS & POST-DOCS

Karen Bartholomeyczik
Gabriel Ivucic
Tim Schneegans
Tom Reuscher
Saskia Jacob
Nicola Hüholt
Negin Javaheri
Jessica Jachimowicz
Thai Cao
Lisa-Marie Wadle
Julia Seitz
Tobias Weiss
Dr. Ivo Benke
Dr. Raphael Reisenhofer

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